A future without pesticides - How will EU rules impact my farm?, GYS, Wednesday 13th July 2016
Current European Commission Directives has resulted in the loss of pesticide registration of some important crop protection products from the UK marketplace. This is a challenging time for British Agriculture that will still need to become more sustainable and productive using fewer pesticides in a continued volatile market place. Relying on limited active ingredients could lead to pesticide resistance and lower crop yields. The Farmer-Scientist Network highlighted alternative approaches and new technical opportunities that will steer the way forward over the coming years.
BREXIT Europe! In or out?, Ulverston Auction Mart, North Lonsdale Terrace, Ulverston, Thursday 5th May 2016
Furness Farmers Club hostied a meeting at Ulverston Auction Mart in conjunction with the CLA. Our Speaker for the Evening - Wyn Grant provided a balanced view of the pros and cons of Britain leaving the EU.
Future Farmers of Yorkshire Evening Meeting, Brexit: Shall we stay or shall we go? Pavilions of Harrogate, Tue 16th February 2016
With a referendum over the UK's future in Europe in the wings & polls suggesting a close battle, there are many questions that need to be answered before the implication for UK farms of 'Brexit' can be gauged.
The Implications of Brexit for Agriculture: Public Debate, The Garden Rooms at Tennants Auction House, Thur 10 March 2016
An opportunity for the public to attend a free open meeting to discuss the Farmer-Scientist Network Brexit report and debate its implications.